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fore·cast

 (fôr′kăst′)
tr.v. fore·cast or fore·cast·ed, fore·cast·ing, fore·casts
1. To estimate or predict in advance, especially to predict (weather conditions) by analysis of meteorological data. See Synonyms at predict.
2. To serve as an advance indication of; foreshadow: price increases that forecast inflation.
n.
A prediction, as of coming events or conditions: The weather forecast stated that it would rain.

[Middle English forecasten, to plan beforehand : fore-, fore- + casten, to throw, calculate, prepare; see cast.]

fore·cast′a·ble adj.
fore′cast′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forecaster - someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)forecaster - someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
astrologer, astrologist - someone who predicts the future by the positions of the planets and sun and Moon
fortune teller, fortuneteller - a person who foretells your personal future
illusionist, seer, visionary - a person with unusual powers of foresight
Translations

forecaster

[ˈfɔːkɑːstəʳ] N (Econ, Pol, Sport) → pronosticador(a) m/f (Met) → meteorólogo/a m/f

forecaster

[ˈfɔːrkɑːstər] n (weather)météorologiste mf; (economic)prévisionniste mf
see also weather forecaster

forecaster

n (Met) → Meteorologe m, → Meteorologin f; economic forecasterWirtschaftsprognostiker(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
 And I saw the Chief Forecaster, dead as any one can be --
Emma Sharples, a forecaster for the Met Office, said: "It definitely won't be a white Christmas.
The chief forecaster said: "Gusts of 65 to 70mph are expected along exposed coasts and over high ground such as the mountains of Wales.
But this heat will just be for these two hours and will also come down after that," a forecaster from the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) told Gulf News.
DNV GL, the worlds largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, and a digital forecasting provider for more than 15 years, today announced its launch of Forecaster NOW, the industrys first forecast on-demand web portal with e-commerce enabled transactions.
However, eye tracking has not yet been applied to learning about forecaster behavior and decision processes.
No forecaster predicted how far interest rates would fall after the GFC.
To understand the problem, imagine a weather forecaster who says that tomorrow there is a 70 percent chance of rain.
Box: Taylor Rule Details Basic Taylor Rule We assume that each forecaster (i) uses the following rule in forming his or her forecast of the federal funds rate at time t+ 4: [TR.
A Met Eireann forecaster said: "At the moment it looks like Friday won't be too bad at all.
A forecaster for Meteo-Group said: "It will remain cold this weekend.
Our proposed forecaster is based on a Fuzzy Logic System (FLS).